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India should plan for post-2030 green hydrogen market
13 January, 2021
‘Green’ hydrogen is expected to become cost competitive with hydrogen...
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Ringhals 1 NPP is retired
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by The Swedish nuclear power plant, Ringhals 1, was shut down as planned on 31 December after nearly 45 years of power operation.

Most of US capacity retirement in 2021 will be nuclear and coal
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by According to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electrical generation, 9.1 GW of capacity is scheduled to retire during 2021. Nuclear generating...

Costain to partner with U-Battery Developments on modular nuke design
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by Infrastructure solutions company Costain is collaborating with U-Battery Developments to develop an advanced modular reactor (AMR). The development is being funded by the UK Department...

Commercial operation begins at Hitachinaka ultra-supercritical plant
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by The 650 MW ultra-supercitical Hitachinaka 650MW Joint Thermal Power Station Unit 1 began commercial operation on 8 January. The plant has been developed by JERA Co through its...

UK coal phase-out will require gas deployment
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by Britain burned more coal in the week beginning 4 January than at any time in nearly a year. Figures from National Grid ESO show how fossil fuel use spiked in that week with high demand...

Consortium to investigate offshore H2 production
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by The Oyster project, a consortium of ITM Power, Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, and Element Energy, has been awarded €5 million in funding from The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen...

Funding for world’s first net zero industrial cluster
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by A share of £8 million in government funding will be invested in developing a comprehensive cluster plan by Net Zero North West ‘to prepare North Wales for a net zero future’. The...

First Light Fusion raises $25 million
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by First Light Fusion, a UK-based company prominent in researching energy generation via inertial fusion, has raised $25 million from both existing and new investors. The funding round...

ACWA Power signs agreements for wind power projects in Azerbaijan
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by ACWA Power has executed the official agreements for a 240 MW wind power project that will be located in the Absheron and Khizi regions. Key agreements signed by ACWA Power, a...

Wärtsilä and Lihir Gold sign 10-year service agreement
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year tailored guaranteed asset performance agreement covering power plant maintenance and operations advisory services for a mine with Lihir Gold Ltd, part...

Canada’s hydrogen strategy revealed
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 by On 29 December Canada’s minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O’Regan, launched the Hydrogen Strategy for Canada, an ambitious framework that seeks to “position Canada as a...

500 MW solar power project launched in Uzbekistan
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 by On 23 December in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy announced that in line with declared policy for ensuring electricity supply in Uzbekistan during 2020 and 2030,...

Trials of network storm protection to be carried out
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 by SP Energy Networks has invested £386 000 to carry out extensive UK trials of Groundline’s new ‘THOR Hammer’ resilience technology.

New energy storage project will be one of world’s largest
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Independent energy company InterGen, based in Edinburgh, has been granted consent for the UK’s largest battery energy storage project. The project is more than ten times the size of...

Contract for the 174 MW Asahan 3 hydro plant is awarded
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Voith Hydro has been awarded by Mitsubishi Corporation the electro-mechanical equipment contract for the Asahan 3 hydropower project in Indonesia, which will be operated by...

Hitachi ABB launches first HV hybrid switchgear for offshore
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids' latest high-voltage hybrid switchgear for offshore wind applications is the first-of-its-kind to enable the wind tower connecting grid to operate at a...

Greencoat to acquire Cloghan and Taghart windfarms
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by Greencoat Renewables, the renewable infrastructure company, is to acquire the Cloghan and Taghart windfarms from Statkraft under a forward sale model for a combined consideration of...

LevelTen Energy announces new RE-Store energy agreement
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by On 17 December LevelTen Energy announced its new RE-Store Energy Agreement, an innovative financial contract that enables corporations and Load-Serving Entities “easier access to...

GenCell Energy to supply long-duration backup power to CFE Mexico
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by GenCell Energy, the Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy solutions, has announced that following participation in an international tender for backup for substations executed...

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